Press Release

07.07.15

Subcommittee Hearing on DHS’s Role in Climate Change

Media Contact: Susan Phalen (202) 226-8477

** The hearing will be streamed live here **

Wednesday, July 8 at 10:00 a.m. ET

Examining DHS’s Misplaced Focus on Climate Change
Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency
Rep. Scott Perry, R- Pa., Subcommittee Chairman
311 Cannon House Office Building

This hearing will examine the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) rhetoric, role, and budget regarding climate change.

Witnesses:

PANEL I

Mr. Thomas Smith
Acting Assistant Secretary
Strategy, Planning, Analysis, and Risk
Office of Policy
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Mr. Roy Wright
Deputy Associate Administrator
Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration
Federal Emergency Management Agency
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Mr. Robert Kolasky
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Infrastructure Protection
National Protection and Programs Directorate
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

PANEL II

Mr. Marc A. Levy
Deputy Director
Center for International Earth
Science Information Network
Columbia University

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